Merisa Heu-Weller

General Manager, Racial Equity and Justice Reform Initiative, Microsoft

Biography

Merisa Heu-Weller is Chief of Staff in Microsoft’s Technology and Corporate Responsibility (TCR) group and also leads its Criminal Justice Reform initiative. TCR plays a vital role in realizing Microsoft’s mission by applying advanced technology to address critical societal issues such as accessibility, environmental sustainability, rural broadband connectivity, and responsible AI. Before Microsoft, Heu-Weller clerked at the Washington State Supreme Court for the Honorable Mary Fairhurst followed by an employment litigation practice at Davis Wright Tremaine. Outside of work, she serves as a Trustee for Bellevue College. JD from the University of Washington and BA from Stanford University.